Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
221Higgins (1923) EXPENSIVEDEAR (costly)DEAR (Costly): Back of finger tips in the left palm for "money" and then flipped up and off to the right, or simply lifted upwards to show heap of money. (Expensive) (Valuable) (Cheap: "Money" and palm turned prone and down onto left for "Little").42hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=221&refid=higgins1923
655Long (1918) EXPENSIVEEXPENSIVE, DEAREXPENSIVE, DEAR: Lay the back of the right "&" hand in palm of left, for "money;" draw it away to the right and then drop it with a kind of jerk.76hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=655&refid=long1918
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